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The Value of Green Infrastructure

This comprehensive guide introduces readers to the economic, environmental and social benefits of green infrastructure.

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Philadelphia’s Municipal Departments: The Foundation for the Green Renaissance

Long before Mayor Michael Nutter proclaimed that he wanted to make Philadelphia the greenest city in America, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Department of Parks and Recreation (PPR) had been working toward that goal. The PPR (formerly the Fairmount Park Commission) was initially focused on acquiring land along the city’s riverfronts to prevent […]

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Monitoring Field Data Collection

This guide is extremely useful for groups training longer-term volunteers, youth groups, school projects on how to monitor progress at forest restoration sites and gather data needed for mapping tools.

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Building Capactity: Helping Vibrant Communities Create Vibrant, Healthy and Economically Prosperous Neighborhoods

This resource provides an in-depth review of the health and economic impacts resulting from the HUD Sustainability Community Grants program. While there is little information on green infrastructure, the document provides extensive details on how to approach the regional/community planning process while dealing with cross-sector issues like energy and transportation.

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Urban Forestry and Human Health Benefits

This page from the University of Washington lists a series of reports describing the impact that urban and community forestry has on public health.

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